Also known as
Harold Frederick Weaver Hawkins
One of the great advocates for contemporary art in New South Wales. After he was left on the Western Front in World War I, he rehabilitated himself to paint with his left arm. He left England in the 1920s and travelled widely before settling in Sydney in 1935 where he actively supported younger artists in experimenting with modern art.
Organised by BFAG. Funded by Australian Galleries Director’s Council. This exhibition as sponsored by the Australian Galleries Director’s Council, and touring 12 non-state galleries throughout Australia.
Source: Solo Survey Exhibition Linkage Project, Tasmanian School of Art, UTAS BFAG annual report
Exhibition Catalogue: Weaver Hawkins, 1893-1977: memorial retrospective exhibition 1977-1979. [Ballarat, Vic]: Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, 1977 ISBN 095975363X
A retrospective, exhibiting 57 works of the Sydney artist from the gallery’s collection; watercolours, drawings, paintings, linocuts, etchings and a woodcarving.
Source: Solo Survey Exhibition Linkage Project, Tasmanian School of Art, UTAS AGNSW annual report and archive index cards; http://www.evabreuerartdealer.com.au/hawkins_paintings/hawkins_bio.html; AGNSW Library catalogue
Exhibition Catalogue: Weaver Hawkins. [Sydney]: Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1976 p : ill ; 33 cm